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Navy Yard, Building No. 142, Intersection of Sicard Street & Patterson Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Navy Yard, Building No. 142, Intersection of Sicard Street & Patterson Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Significance: Building 142 is a contributing property in the Washington Navy Yard National Historic Landmark. The Washington Navy Yard once served as the center for naval ordnance research and production and is significant for its role in the development of the U.S. Navy. The building was used to research and develop new technological applications of radio, an important military tool, during the twentieth century.
Survey number: HABS DC-442-K
Building/structure dates: 1915 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1916-1917 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1924-1932 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73002124



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., contractor
Vergara, M B, transmitter
Grandine, Katherine, historian


Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.87288, -76.99665
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